Technical Product Manager - Platform & API at Deputy

Product, Full Time, Sydney sydney product full-time
Posted 13 days ago

At Deputy we’re on a mission to change the way the world works & we are looking for fantastic people to help us do that. Our mission is to simplify shift work, with a future state vision to enable thriving workplaces in every community.

Deputy is a SaaS Workforce Management Product company. HQ'd in Sydney (AU), with offices in Melbourne, London (UK), Atlanta and San Francisco (USA). We’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people across all industries in 70+ countries save time and money managing their hourly workforce so they can focus on what they do best, and be amazing.

Currently, our employees are predominately working from home and this role will also be remote for the time being. We anticipate employees will be returning to the office, in a flexible capacity, during 2021 as appropriate & when it is safe to do so.


Deputy is a product-led organisation with an amazing growth track record. Now poised for our next phase of growth, we are hiring a critical new Technical Product Manager who will be responsible to lead our platform development and API strategy. You will be able to make a significant impact on the success of Deputy & our partner network.

With strong global ambitions and an excellent track record of growth to date, we are ready to take our Platform & API strategy to a new level. We have the potential and ambition to capture the partner market by providing best in class developer experience for our integrations as well as modernising our technology stack.


  • You will have true end-to-end ownership of the Platform & API capabilities 
  • The Product Manager is the CEO of their product and is responsible for the strategy, roadmap and feature definition, and for engaging and communicating with the organisation and customers about the product, product roadmap and vision
  • Balance customer, engineering (tech) and commercial requirements at time competing priorities
  • Be the central point where all the insights (sales, customer, tech) come together and are translated into a product strategy and feature roadmap
  • Coordinate your dedicated team's product releases & communication with the rest of the business and our developer community

  • You have 3+ years of Technical or API or Platform Product Manager experience building APIs or Core Platform capabilities.
  • Technical acumen. Ability to converse deeply with engineers and technical executives. You have written code before, and in a pinch can create a sample sandbox, non-production app.
  • Experience in a fast growing scale-up environment, with a bias to innovation and growth. Bonus points for a multi-tenant SaaS org.
  • Strong understanding of APIs (REST), SDKs, open standards (OAuth, OpenAPI) and feel for memorable developer experiences. Bonus points for experience with Authentication providers such as AWS Cognito, Auth0 or Okta
  • 3+ years in Product Management or relevant product experience
  • Smart and an analytical mind - be able to create meaningful insights from user data
  • Be curious, a great listener and communicator
  • Passion for technology. A nerd at heart, you know the massive leverage and exponential ability innovative technical solutions can have in making an impact in the world.
    - Australian Hyper-Growth Startup - Head Office in Sydney
    - Why IVP Invested in Deputy
    - Deloitte's #21 Fastest Growing Technology Startups in Aus 2018
    - Raised $111M Series B Round led by IVP, OpenView (our Series A investor), Square Peg Capital and EVP.
    - Global Growth across APAC, America and EMEA.

    - Share Options
    - Paternity/Maternity Leave Policies
    - Personal Learning & Development Fund
    - Flexible Work Policy
    - Company wide Development & Coaching
    - Hackathons
    - Awards - "Your Time to Shine & Celebrate Success"
    - Social Events & variety of social clubs (Books, LGBT, Games, Sports)
    - Mental Health Support
    - Munch & Learns


    At Deputy we’re on a mission to change the way the world works. Since 2008 over 200 million shifts have been rostered on Deputy, in over 90 countries, and across 245 different industries.

    We’re making it easier for businesses and teams to roster staff, manage leave, complete payroll and take the admin out of work so that our customers can focus on doing what they love. We hire amazing people to do what they’re best at, and work with some incredible businesses all around the world.

    Check out this video: Deputy Explained

    Check out why our customers love us: GetApp and G2Crowd. 

    Deputy believes in equal opportunity and that inclusiveness and diversity promotes innovation. Our global team members are from a variety of cultures. And we welcome different perspective and skills. 

    Interested? Apply now